Two Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ōtorohanga

Waikato DHB has this evening advised the Ministry of two positive Covid-19 cases in Ōtorohanga. Early indications are that these two cases are close... Read More

Plan ahead and return home safely this weekend

With seven people dead on our roads this long weekend and over 36 hours to go, Police are imploring motorists to drive safely. “While our investigators... Read More

Global award for NZ researchers on 3D printing

University of Auckland research into how companies can use 3D printing properly, to add value and improve lives, has won a leading global award against... Read More

Covid-19: 80 new community cases

The Ministry of Health say there are 80 new community cases of COVID-19 to report today. Auckland has 77 new community cases, Waikato has two, and Northland... Read More

SADD social media stickers to help make it home

Students from SADD, which stands for Students Against Dangerous Driving, want all New Zealanders to think a little deeper this Labour weekend.   And... Read More

Covid: Inter-island tougher measures called for

There are calls for tougher measures to limit the transmission of Covid-19 between the North and South Islands, after Te Waipounamu recorded its first... Read More

DHBs going for the 90 per cent vaccination target

Auckland and Capital & Coast DHBs are leading the charge in the race to get to 90 per cent vaccinated.   Auckland DHB has reached 80 per cent... Read More

Bay of Plenty Lotto player wins $100,000

One lucky Lotto player from Katikati has won $100,000 with Strike Four on Saturday night.   The winning Strike ticket was sold at Katikati Paper... Read More

Holiday road toll now five

The holiday weekend road toll currently stands at five. A person has died after falling from a moving vehicle in Kawakawa Bay south east of Auckland.... Read More

Patchy rain ahead

WeatherWatch is advising that high pressure is gradually sliding off the country to the east allowing a north to north easterly flow down across NZ. This... Read More

Sir Ian Taylor to trial ‘self-managed isolation’

Sir Ian Taylor is a busy man. He’s hopping between Zoom calls, filming projects and speaking to reporters while running a business that is heavily... Read More

Historic milestone for former Bay student

When former Otūmoetai College student Dale Kutia joined the Air Force, women were segregated from men, hardly any trades were open to them and their... Read More

New locations of interest include Rotorua Airport

Rotorua Regional Airport has been included in the list of locations of interest on Saturday evening.  The Ministry of Health has this evening... Read More

Weka Woo – a call for Bird of the Year

Bay of Plenty’s Fiona Powell is campaigning again this year for the weka to win the number one spot in New Zealand’s national bird competition Feathers... Read More

Festival drug-checking services get a boost

The Government is financially supporting drug-checking services to help keep young people safe at this summer’s large festivals and events, Health... Read More